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Senator Leonidas P. Raptakis

 

Member, Senate Committee on Judiciary

Member, Senate Committee on Special Legislation & Veterans' Affairs

 

Senator Leonidas P. Raptakis (Democrat - District 33, Coventry, East Greenwich, West Greenwich) was born on November 18, 1959. He is married to Donna Maria Digidio and has two children, Alexandra-Marie and Nicholas Peter.

A restaurant owner and operator, Senator Raptakis earned a B.A. in 1985 from Rhode Island College and an A.A. in 1981 from the Community College of Rhode Island. He is also a graduate of Coventry High School.

Senator Raptakis is a member of Alpha Omega; Chapter 106, District 7 of the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association; the Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church; Club 100; the Coventry–West Greenwich Elks; and FOP Lodge #26.

Prior to his election to the Rhode Island Senate in 2012, Senator Raptakis served in the Senate from 1996-2010 as well as in the House of Representatives from 1992-1996. He can be reached at (401) 397-2720.